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07/14/2010 12:19 AM ID: 84746 Permalink   

BP May Have Helped Release Terrorist Abdel Basset al Megrahi

 

U.S. lawmakers are requesting an investigation into BP´s possible role that helped release terrorist Abdel Basset al Megrahi, of the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing.

Senator Frank Lautenberg said in a report to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations that, "Reports have surfaced indicating that a 2007 oil agreement may have influenced the U.K. and Scottish governments positions concerning Mr. Megrahi´s release in 2009."

In the coming months, BP plans on drilling in Libya, according to the 2007 oil agreement, and promoted on the company website as "the single biggest exploration financial commitment an international energy company has ever made to Libya."

 
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  by: DRK   07/14/2010 03:58 AM     
  i love BP  
 
more and more every day
 
  by: Ewokmywewok   07/14/2010 05:47 AM     
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From Source .. "It is a matter of public record that in late 2007 BP discussed with the UK government our concern at the slow progress in concluding a prisoner transfer agreement with Libya," BP spokesman Toby Odone said Monday. "Like many others we were aware that a delay might have negative consequences for UK commercial interests, including ratification of BP´s exploration agreement.
 
  by: Key2000     07/14/2010 08:45 AM     
 
 
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